Will international media ever pay proper attention to the resurgence (well, it was never properly disposed of, but this is going too far) of fascism in Japan and get people to care? I’m not optimistic.
A lot of people, even some among my friends, do not seem to understand that history is something that a people cannot simply discard. Some crimes are unforgivable, and even more so when the descendants of the criminals run the third largest economy in the world and continue to dismiss the millions dead, raped, and forced into slavery as collateral damage in their quest to ‘free’ Asia from ‘western imperialism’ or even nonexistent.
I don’t think the world would be so lenient if neo-Nazis were running Germany under a compromised democratic system. That’s not too far from what’s happening in Japan.
It infuriates and saddens me.
And I know that most will skip over this post.